The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sophos products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sophos over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sophos PLC.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sophos
Rank 215 236 273
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +37
Permanent jobs citing Sophos 39 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.18% 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 0.39% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £24,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £20,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £25,350
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +3.27%
Sophos
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3355 3038 4085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 46.82% 45.83% 47.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2687 2435 3470
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,523 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

Sophos
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sophos Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region.

Sophos Salary Trend in the East of England

Sophos
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sophos across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Sophos Salary Histogram in the East of England

Sophos
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sophos within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 26 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Suffolk - 10 £17,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire -3 2 £27,250 -9.16%
Essex -20 1 - -
Sophos
England

Sophos
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos.

1 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 41 (78.85%) Active Directory
3 40 (76.92%) Windows
4 39 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 38 (73.08%) DHCP
5 38 (73.08%) DNS
5 38 (73.08%) VMware
5 38 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 36 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (65.38%) vSphere
7 34 (65.38%) Backup Exec
7 34 (65.38%) Cisco
8 33 (63.46%) VMware ESX
9 30 (57.69%) Citrix
10 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
11 28 (53.85%) Firewall
11 28 (53.85%) Symantec
11 28 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
12 27 (51.92%) Blackberry
12 27 (51.92%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
13 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
13 26 (50.00%) NetBackup
13 26 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 26 (50.00%) vCloud
13 26 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 26 (50.00%) Clustering
13 26 (50.00%) Windows 2000
13 26 (50.00%) IIS

Sophos
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Sophos also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sophos. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 38 (73.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (51.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 26 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 26 (50.00%) IIS
5 2 (3.85%) ArcGIS
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Lync
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.92%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (73.08%) DHCP
1 38 (73.08%) DNS
2 28 (53.85%) Firewall
3 18 (34.62%) VPN
4 7 (13.46%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) IT Support
4 9 (17.31%) Support Assistant
4 9 (17.31%) IT Support Assistant
4 9 (17.31%) IT Assistant
5 7 (13.46%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Sales Executive
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) IT Sales Executive
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 27 (51.92%) Blackberry
2 26 (50.00%) Clustering
3 9 (17.31%) iPad
4 2 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 36 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
6 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (19.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (13.46%) Project Management
3 2 (3.85%) Migration
3 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
3 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
3 2 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
4 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 26 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (19.23%) MCP
4 7 (13.46%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (13.46%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 41 (78.85%) Active Directory
2 34 (65.38%) vSphere
3 33 (63.46%) VMware ESX
4 26 (50.00%) vCloud
5 23 (44.23%) XenApp
5 23 (44.23%) XenDesktop
6 11 (21.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 34 (65.38%) Backup Exec
2 28 (53.85%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.92%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) Microsoft
2 38 (73.08%) VMware
3 34 (65.38%) Cisco
4 30 (57.69%) Citrix
5 28 (53.85%) Symantec
6 26 (50.00%) Veritas
7 18 (34.62%) HP
8 10 (19.23%) Acronis
8 10 (19.23%) SonicWALL
8 10 (19.23%) Apple
9 7 (13.46%) Websense
9 7 (13.46%) EMC
10 2 (3.85%) Oracle
10 2 (3.85%) McAfee
10 2 (3.85%) ESRI
10 2 (3.85%) Lumension
11 1 (1.92%) Veeam
11 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.92%) IronPort
11 1 (1.92%) Proofpoint
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